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Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 7th edn) NNNNN-NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termProcedure
METeOR identifier:Help on this term391349
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 02/05/2013
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this term

A clinical intervention represented by a code that:

  • is surgical in nature, and/or
  • carries a procedural risk, and/or
  • carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or
  • requires specialised training, and/or
  • requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.
Data Element Concept:Episode of admitted patient care—procedure

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) 7th edition
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNNNNN-NN
Maximum character length:Help on this term7

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this termRecord and code all procedures undertaken during the episode of care in accordance with the ACHI (7th edition). Procedures are derived from and must be substantiated by clinical documentation.
Comments:Help on this termThe National Centre for Classification in Health advises the National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee of relevant changes to the ACHI.

Source and reference attributes

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National Centre for Classification in Health

National Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 6) ANNA Health, Standard 30/06/2013, Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 6.0x) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Archived 06/09/2016

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—diagnosis related group, code (AR-DRG v 7.0) ANNA Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 06/09/2016

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—major diagnostic category, code (AR-DRG v 6) NN Health, Standard 30/06/2013, Tasmanian Health, Archived 07/09/2016, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Is used in the formation of Episode of admitted patient care—major diagnostic category, code (AR-DRG v 8.0) NN Tasmanian Health, Archived 12/01/2018

Supersedes Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 6th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—procedure, code (ACHI 8th edn) NNNNN-NN Health, Superseded 13/11/2014, Tasmanian Health, Archived 02/09/2016, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Not progressed 01/07/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 18/01/2011

DSS specific attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 11/04/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
3.1 Number of knee arthroscopy admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 55 years and over, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.3 Estimated annual number of lumbar spine surgery admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2010-11 to 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.4 Number of radical prostatectomy admissions to hospital per 100,000 men aged 40 years and over, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.5 Number of hysterectomy and endometrial ablation admissions to hospital per 100,000 women, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.6 Number of tonsillectomy admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 17 years and under, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
3.7 Number of myringotomy admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 17 years and under, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
6.8 Number of diabetes-related lower limb amputation admissions to hospital per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2012–13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 23/11/2016
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of cervical loop excision or cervical loop ablation hospitalisations per 100,000 women, aged 15 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of endometrial ablation hospitalisations per 100,000 women, aged 15 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal decompression (excluding lumbar spinal fusion) hospitalisations per 100,000 people aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal fusion (excluding lumbar spinal decompression) hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation: Number of lumbar spinal fusion hospitalisations per 100,000 people, aged 18 years and over, 2012-13 to 2014-15 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 07/06/2017
National Health Performance Authority, Healthy Communities: Number of selected potentially avoidable hospitalisations per 100,000 people, 2011–12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for surgery for malignant cancer, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for surgery for malignant cancer, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Number of surgeries for malignant cancer, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Number of surgeries for malignant cancer, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 30 days, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 30 days, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 45 days, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 45 days, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who waited longer than the clinical urgency category time for surgery for malignant cancer, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
Used as denominator
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 30 days, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 30 days, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 45 days, 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 02/10/2014
National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Percentage of people who received surgery for malignant cancer within 45 days, 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2014 Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Unplanned hospital readmission rates, 2015 Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
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